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Suburbs Under Siege: Race, Space, and Audacious Judges.
November 1, 1998... CHARLES M. HAAR, Suburbs Under Siege: Race, Space, and Audacious Judges. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996, 226 pp., illustrations, maps, notes, index, $29.95 cloth. In recent decades, the social movement with the most grassroots potency in the country, perhaps, has been that...
A conversation with Charles M. Haar: urban history and the Great Society.(Interview)
November 1, 1998... Stave: The reason for this conversation is that Roger Biles, a historian at Eastern Carolina University, was doing research and came into possession of something called "Thinking the Unthinkable About Our Cities: A Scenario in Four Parts," which was at the LBJ Library. It's marked...
"Thinking the Unthinkable About Our Cities": thirty years later.
November 1, 1998... During successive summers in the mid-1960s, waves of riots engulfed the African American ghettos of America's cities. In 1964, outbreaks in Harlem, the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, Rochester, Chicago, and Philadelphia set the pattern of street violence, looting, and arson that...
Green cities and orderly streets: space and culture in Moscow, 1928-1933.
November 1, 1998... When the Bolsheviks came to power in 1917, they had no clear sense of what exactly constituted a socialist city. Common sense suggested, however, that the urban situation that they inherited--empty storefronts, trash-strewn streets, and decaying buildings--in no way approximated the urban...
City and region: the missing dimension in U.S. urban history.
November 1, 1998... In his article "What Good is Urban History?" published in 1996 in the Journal of Urban History, Charles Tilly gently scolded urban historians for pursuing narrowly focused research interests that often failed to address larger questions of social history. Urban historians, Tilly wrote, "love...